Who’ll be motivated by Brooks’ success?

FOUR-TIME major champion Brooks Koepka’s early journey in the professional game included a 2013 victory in La Gomera… and emerging golfers will strive to be following in his footsteps this summer. The spectacular venue of Tecina Golf, on the nearby Tenerife island, hosts the Fred Olsen Alps de La Gomera from 11th to 13th July, […]

Mallorca mixing with Spanish legends again

MALLORCA are back in the big time, after a stunning comeback in the second leg of their play-off final saw them overcome Deportivo la Coruña. They are returning to La Liga, and will face the likes of Barcelona and Real Madrid for the first time in six years, after overturning a first-leg, two-goal deficit. Ante […]

Pro cyclist Touquet dies on a holiday, in Tenerife

BELGIAN cyclist Joren Touquet, who had been suffering heart problems, died in his sleep while on holiday in Tenerife. The professional rider had been forced to stop racing earlier this year after being diagnosed with a heart condition. In April, the 26-year-old found himself struggling in races, unexpectedly, and, after several tests, doctors said Touquet […]

Spanish golfer’s killer will get a life sentence

COLLIN Daniel Richards, who has a long criminal history, including domestic abuse and assault, has pleaded guilty to murdering 22-year-old Spanish golfer Celia Barquín on an American golf course. He will serve a life sentence without parole, according to US public prosecutor Jessica Reynolds, from Story county, Iowa. Tragic Barquín was found dead on the […]

Toyota’s second-placed team are flat out of luck

THE Toyota Gazoo racing team won the 87th Le Mans 24 Hours with a one-two finish, yet their two cars finished in the wrong order after a terrible mix-up in the pits. In a dramatic final hour, Sébastien Buemi, Kazuki Nakajima and Fernando Alonso, in the No.8 TS050 Hybrid, defended their Le Mans crown and […]

Murray doubles partner’s link to match-fixing probe

FELICIANO Lopez, who is Andy Murray’s doubles comeback partner, has been named in a Wimbledon match-fixing investigation. The Spaniard, 37, was set to accompany Murray yesterday (Thursday) at the Queen’s Club tournament in London. It could be make or break for Murray, who made a tentative return to tennis, following hip surgery five months ago. Lopez, […]

Pocket Rocket’s on high!

GAFFERS # Team Hollywood maintained their excellent start with a 7-1 success against Mad Hatters. But a special mention goes to Pocket Rocket Janice, who hit a brilliant 90 finish with 18, and two double-18s. Suters 20:30 Crew were not at the party when Pas O Nadas A came visiting, with Daddy Cool and Luc […]

Adeje will host the Adapted Swimming Championships

ADEJE is hosting the 2019 Spanish championships for Adapted Swimming Clubs, Fundación DISA, at Tenerife Top Training (T3), tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday. José Luis Guadalupe, representing the Spanish federation for sports for persons with intellectual challenges (FEDDI), said: “This is a very important meet as it is the last chance athletes have to earn points […]

Friendly finale another home win for safe CDT

CD Tenerife 1 Real Zaragoza 0 TENERIFE’S final match of the season saw the visit of Zaragoza to the Heliodoro, in a clash that felt like a friendly, with lots of open play and chances… more than that displayed in a typical Second Division clash. To prove the point, there were zero red cards, one […]

International team can’t scare League champions

AS another season begins, a truly-international team joined in, with players of six nationalities and genders pitted against their own Pas O Nadas A team. But it was same-again by the league champions, as Luc hit a 180, and Daddy Cool’s 117 finish started their new campaign with a 7-1 victory. The same result was […]

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